Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs)
Each month we will update this page to highlight newly released final reports and information on new and emerging hazards we are evaluating. Check back often to see what we are up to!
Evaluation of Metals Exposure in an Architectural Metal Fabrication Shop
Although Health Hazard Evaluation Program investigators did not find overexposures to various metals at an architectural metal fabrication shop, we recommended the company perform maintenance on the underperforming fume extractor to determine if proper operation can be restored. Find the full report here: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/reports/pdfs/2019-0215-3371.pdfpdf icon
2019 Health Hazard Evaluation Program Annual Report
The NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) Program is pleased to share its 2019 annual report. Our report includes summaries of projects that were interesting and other highlights of our year. We hope the report stimulates conversations about who the HHE Program is and how we make a difference for the health and safety of employees throughout the United States. The annual report is available here: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hhe/pdf/2019-HHE-Annual-Report_final_508.pdf pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]